Hopefully your liver made it through last week's holidays in one piece, because there's another round of excellent parties approaching. As usual we've got a cheat sheet of our top picks, but, if you look, you'll also notice that we've done things a little differently this time. That's because starti ... More >>
Last year, we told you about how AT&T Park was one of the most "checked-in" spots on Facebook. Not only do people love watching the Giants kick ass there, but they apparently can't help themselves from documenting it as well.
Instagram this week released its list of the top 10 most photographed lo ... More >>
The Atlantic published a fun rant today: The Worst Holiday: New Year's Eve Is Over-hyped and Anti-Climactic. We tend to agree. While other countries have long lists of traditions, feasts, and prescribed foods, Americans don't have much besides drinking and watching the ball drop while Kathy Griffin ... More >>
Remember 8-year-old Vivienne Harr who this past summer did more than you did to make the world a better place? She raked in some $56,000 turning lemons into lemonade -- literally -- giving all that money to help fight human trafficking. But like any good entrepreneur, she's expanding her company, ta ... More >>
All weekend long, All Shook Down writers will be rounding up the best of the Outside Lands music festival. Here's our report from the festival's first day.
Okay, wait. How did we let Justice get away with appropriating the cross?
There were probably other questions worth asking surroundin ... More >>
We figured local strip clubs and the proctologist's office probably wouldn't be on list of Facebook's top "check-ins." But you know what is: AT&T Park. In the study released yesterday, Facebook analyzed data from 25 cities, including San Francisco, and found that a majority of their users are ca ... More >>
"Souls of Mischief brought me in initially to replace a sample that was going to cost them too much to clear!" So says San Francisco-born trumpeter Bill Ortiz with a laugh as he recalls his contribution to the Bay Area rap quartet's cherished debut album '93 'Til Infinity. Ortiz's playing can be hea ... More >>
Courtesy of the Great American Walkabout An easy stroll through Pennsylvania SF Weekly readers might recall the offbeat story about a few magicians who were on a random quest to walk the nation. When we caught up with them as they started their journey in San Francisco in March, they told us that ... More >>
"I'm in New York on my tourist shit," says Roach Gigz.
"Hopefully when you see me, you won't get mad, taunts S.F. rapper Roach Gigz in "F A Chorus," the brash statement of intent from his brand-new Bitch I'm a Player EP. And he's right -- you'd better not get mad, unless he's hogging your spo ... More >>
The developments in the ongoing saga that is Don't Ask Don't Tell - the
ban on gays in the military - occurred faster than the depletion of Meg
Whitman's bank balance this week.On Monday, Judge Virginia Philips heard from both sides on her decision from a week ago that DADT was unconstitutional ... More >>
High Bridge ArmsIs this an endangered sight in the Mission? High Bridge Arms, the only gun shop in all San Francisco, may find itself outgunned at a police hearing today to reinstate its permit to deal firearms -- proving there are small, family-owned businesses San Franciscans would rather not h ... More >>
Be true to your school...Well, it turns out that you can become rich and famous after graduating journalism school after all -- just not in the way you may have expected. YaVaughnie Wilkins -- whose fifteen minutes of infamy have started ticking -- made national news when she took out large billb ... More >>
By Matthew Stafford
New Year's Eve - known to legendary boozer Humphrey Bogart as "amateur night" - is a holiday fraught with potholes and land mines. On this wind-chilled evening of manufactured revelry, people from every walk of life take it upon themselves to have a great time or die trying. Thi ... More >>